ITP: dmalloc-5.4.2 [reissued]

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 19 10:04:00 GMT 2006

On Jun 13 15:12, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> dmalloc is a malloc debugger, see
> It is a debian package:
> The files are in 
> sdesc: "A malloc debugger."
> ldesc: "Drop in replacement for the system's `malloc', `realloc', `calloc',
> `free' and other memory 
> management routines while providing powerful debugging facilities
> configurable at runtime. 
> These facilities include such things as memory-leak tracking, fence-post
> write detection, 
> file/line number reporting, and general logging of statistics."
> category: Devel
> requires: Cygwin
> test: 5.4.2-1
> It is a test package because it currently requires a Cygwin snapshot
> to configure and work properly.

The packaging looks good to me.  But I have a question.  Is there a
reason that you didn't build dmalloc as shared library as on Debian?
Would that not work on Windows/Cygwin for some reason or are you
planning to do that at some later point?


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